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Symposium Locus/Focus: Language & Landscape in Classical Chinese Garden Culture

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Collective for the Advanced and United Studies in the Visual Arts (CAUSA) in partnership with the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver

Sunday 17 November 2013

“Classical Chinese Landscape – Vancouver (2013).” Photo: M. Cynog Evans [CAUSA Archives.]

Programme:

Morning Session: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Afternoon Session: 1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Jan Walls, Professor Emeritus, Simon Fraser University

“The Contemporary Therapeutic Function of a Classical Chinese Garden”

Contributing Speakers:

David Bellman, Research Curator (formerly Director-Chief Curator, McCord Museum, McGill University)

M. Cynog Evans, Research Curator (co-founder, CAUSA/Collective for Advanced and Unified Studies in the Visual Arts) – “The ‘Contemporaneity’ of ‘Classical’ Chinese Garden Culture”

Professor Terry Russell, Asian Studies Centre, University of Manitoba – ”Inscription and Landscape: Reading the Dr.Sun Yat-Sen Garden”


Chinese Cultural Centre Museum, 555 Columbia Street, Vancouver, BC

FREE and open to the public. Seating is limited, please RSVP by November 15th 5:00pm.

Contact: 604.658.8880, museum2@cccvan.com